Patient Access Director Salary
About two in three of Patient Access Directors in the United States are seasoned employees who have more than 10 years of experience in the field. Pay ranges from $51K to $118K per year, and the average comes out to $82K annually. Experience level is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. In this profession, nearly all enjoy medical and dental coverage, and a strong majority have vision insurance, as well. Job satisfaction for Patient Access Directors is high. Female Patient Access Directors make up most of the survey respondents at 74 percent.
|Salary||$55,410 - $116,714|
|Bonus||$2,936 - $14,681|
|Total Pay (|
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).)
|$53,431 - $118,152|
|Hourly Rate||$14.55 - $50.82|
|Bonus||$2,936 - $14,681|
|Total Pay (||$53,431 - $118,152|
Job Description for Patient Access Director
A patient access director is the person who is generally responsible for the registration and data collection regarding patients. This position usually take places in a healthcare office. A patient access director can work independently or in conjunction with other staff within the office. This simply depends on the size of the organization. The patient access director will generally keep traditional office hours, though some may work extended hours if they work in a hospital.Read More...
A patient access director may not need formal education, as a high school diploma is usually accepted. However, many organizations prefer a person who has worked within the healthcare environment, has adequate computer skills, and has relevant certifications with medical billing and coding.
A patient access director may have extended responsibilities associated with their position, depending on the size of the organization. However, typical duties include collecting relevant registration data from all patients, obtaining necessary signatures, performing billing tasks, performing various bookkeeping, preparing deposits, updating insurance information, preparing and maintaining medical records, providing patients with various forms, maintaining accurate records of all types, maintaining an organized filing system, maintaining proper signatures, performing routine inventory, and adhering to all company and legal policies. This position requires a person who is highly organized, attentive to detail, and has the ability to prioritize tasks. A patient access director should be extremely hospitable and remain calm in high-stress environments. (Copyright 2017 PayScale.com)
Patient Access Director Tasks
- Oversee staff operations, business planning and budget development.
- Directs the patient access staff to ensure services are in compliance with professional, state and federal standards.
- Oversee staff operations in insurance verification, registration and admitting.
- Develop, audit and monitor patient access processes, procedures and reporting to ensure timeliness, accuracy and compliance.
Patient Access Director Job Listings
Pay by Experience Level for Patient Access Director
Pay by Experience for a Patient Access Director has a positive trend. An entry-level Patient Access Director with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $71,000 based on 62 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Patient Access Director with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $81,000 based on 91 salaries. An experienced Patient Access Director which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $86,000 based on 129 salaries. A Patient Access Director with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $90,000 based on 50 salaries.
Patient Access Director Advice
Related Job Salaries
Key Stats for Patient Access Director
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 21 votes.